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Slow cranking and computer resets like the battery has been pulled

Had this happen 3 months ago and the battery was dead so I replaced it and now it is happening again, but the battery is good

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Are you certain that the battery is good? Make sure that there's nothing in the car that's drawing additional power, such as leaving the headlights or radio or other accessories on when the engine is not running.

If everything else seems good, then it's possible that the alternator has gone bad. The alternator is what charges the battery while the engine is running, and if the battery isn't charging that could be why it gets weak. Your car is a 2010 car though, still quite new, so it's unlikely that the alternator goes bad this quickly. If your car is still covered under warranty, you might want to take this in for a mechanic to check.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

  • Brett Mayo Dec 07, 2012

    Yeah, the battery is good and the alternator is as well. That is really last on my list, I prefer to work on my own vehicles so I know it was done right, and I absolutely hate going to the dealership for anything.

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Hi. this is defiantly a slow or major drain that is occurring within this vehicle. Here is a test that you can preform that will help you find this battery drain so you can illuminate this issue.



--BATTERY DRAINAGE TEST PROCEDURE--


Using a 12-volt test light, hook one end to the negative battery post the other end to the negative battery cable you just disconnected. The test light will glow or "light" if there is a drain. If the "light or glow" is faint, that is probably normal draw for the clock or computer. If the "light or glow" is bright, then there is a large drain. That should be corrected. Now start removing and replacing the fuses one by one until the light goes out; that one will be the circuit with the drain. Remember to hold in the button in the door jam for the interior lights.


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